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6 Strategies to Win in Sambo

For the past 20 years, I've developed what I call the "Six Strategies in Jacket Wrestling." This is a theory that I compiled over...

Closing the Gap in Fighting

The most important space for any fighter is the distance that separates them from their opponent.  Closing that gap is the key to executing...

Muay Thai Elbow Knives

Muay Thai elbow knives are one of the hidden secrets of Thai Boxing/ Muay Thai. The masters of Muai Thai elbows are the Muay...

Adding Other Martial Arts Styles to Your Repertoire

Seeking training in a second (or third or fourth) martial art is not a novel concept. Monks at the legendary Shaolin temple often traded...

Sports Karate and Traditional Fighting

Sports karate and traditional fighting – is your Dojo’s curriculum working these synergistically? Why each evolved the way they did and why analysis makes...

The Myth of Earning A Living in MMA

Rocky Marciano was born poor and died rich. But that was boxing. Lets look at the myth of earning a living in MMA. In 2011...

My Malaysian Master: Silat Kalam, Silat Tomi, and Kyokushin Karate

The first time I trained in Malaysia was in August of 2009. At that time my Chinese-Malaysian friend, Sheung Di, arrange for me to...

Bob Chaney Muay Thai and Tae Kwon Do Creates Fighters

Although all martial arts employ a variety of kicking techniques, undoubtedly the most widely recognized kicking styles are that of Thailand’s, “ Muay Thai”...

Young Bo Kong on Cutting Down Your Opponent with an Axe...

Tae Kwon Do Grand Master Young Bo Kong has been called the fastest kicker alive.  However, even with his speed, this two-time national champion...

The Sparring Dilemma

While sparring is absolutely essential for any martial artist, the real issue is how to develop a safe, effective approach. In my last article, Earning...

Bill Wallace on Surefire Scoring Techniques

In my February 2004 column, I explained why it’s important to find a few techniques that work really well for you, which you can...

How to Cut Weight and Make Weight

Have any of you ever watched a weight class fight in which one fighter looks far bigger and heavier than the other even though...

Using Wrestling Skills in San Da

San da fighters need to use wrestling skills in San Da. It’s no secret that MMA in the US is dominated by former wrestlers. In fact,...

Bradal Serey

Learning Khmer Kick Boxing with Paddy Carson "We have to remember why we are in that ring we are there to hurt the other guy...

Muay Thai Boxing the Vietnamese in 2011

In 2007 I did a magazine story entitled, "Boxing the Vietnamese" about me training with a boxing team in Cholon, the China Town of...

Accelerate Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Path To Black Belt

Achieving a Blue Belt level of Jiu Jitsu may take only a year or two. But what if you’re not content with intermediate Jiu...

The ABC’s of Mixed Martial Arts Training

Today, Anderson Silva is arguably the greatest MMA fighter in the world. Georges St Pierre is often compared to him. Watching these fighters is...

How A Wrestler Looks at Judo Part 1

Sensei Gary Rasanen, an 8th degree grand master of judo grabs my sleeve and my lapel, similar to a grip used in Chinese shuai...

Cross-Training Isn’t A New Concept

Cross-training isn't a new concept. The Shaolin and the Samurai both cross-trained ... and they weren't the only ones, just the best known. Cross-training...

Stressing Over Competition In The Martial Arts

Stressing over competition in the martial arts is common. Many people in the martial arts get anxious when they going against a tough opponent....